Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Construction of the Knik Arm Crossing, Alaska
NMFS has received a request from the Knik Arm Bridge Toll Authority (KABATA), in coordination with the Department of Transportation Federal Highways Administration (FHWA), for authorization to take marine mammals incidental to construction of a bridge across Knik Arm, named the Knik Arm Crossing, Alaska, over the course of five construction seasons; approximately spring 2013 through autumn 2017. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is announcing receipt of the KABATA's application and request for the development and implementation of regulations governing the incidental taking of marine mammals and inviting information, suggestions, and comments on the KABATA's application and request. NMFS has reviewed KABATA's request, including the information in its application, and determined that it is adequate and complete in accordance with 50 CFR 216.104(b)(1).
Schedules for Atlantic Shark Identification Workshops and Protected Species Safe Handling, Release, and Identification Workshops; Correction
Due to the approach of Hurricane Earl, NMFS is cancelling the Atlantic Shark Identification workshop that was scheduled for September 2, 2010, in Wilmington, NC. This workshop was announced on May 28, 2010. NMFS has rescheduled the workshop for September 9, 2010, to be held at the same time and location, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Comfort Inn (UNC Wilmington), 151 South College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403.
Fisheries of the South Atlantic; Southeast Data, Assessment, and Review (SEDAR); South Atlantic Red Snapper
The SEDAR assessment of the South Atlantic stock of red snapper will consist of a series of workshops and webinars: a Data Workshop, a series of Assessment webinars, and a Review Workshop. This is the twenty-fourth SEDAR. This is notice of the third Assessment Webinar Stage 2 webinar for SEDAR 24.